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New academy targets young entrepreneurs in Portland
September 2006
Friday, September 01, 2006

“Young people have to be prepared to run the world.” With that, Samuel Brooks, president of the Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs, neatly — and evangelically — sums up why his organization this month launches its new Youth Business Academy.

 

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VIP: Conversation with Sue Hildick, President of Chalkboard project
September 2006
Friday, September 01, 2006

{safe_alt_text}"Our hope is that we’ve won the hearts and minds of Oregonians, that we’ve built champions who will help us get the work done."

 

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Business readers vote to fund schools with kicker
August 2006
Tuesday, August 01, 2006

{safe_alt_text}Businesses understand the value of a strong K-12 education system to their ability to recruit employees and hire a skilled workforce. They feel at a competitive disadvantage with the current quality of K-12 education, so much so they are willing to take a tax refund out of their own pocket to do it.

 

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Portland
June 2006
Thursday, June 01, 2006

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Gov. Ted Kulongoski and Microsoft Corp. CEO Steven Balmer joined Portland State University dignitaries for a grand opening ceremony of the $35 million Northwest Center for Engineering, Science and Technology last month.

 

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David Chen of OVP Venture Partners: Catalyst at work
May 2006
Monday, May 01, 2006

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He pushes Oregon forward with his own brash style.

 

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